In the heart of Ireland’s Lakelands, Hodson Bay Hotel & Spa is an award winning 4 star hotel in Athlone.
Our Athlone Hotel caters for all occasions including weddings, conferences, meetings & events, group getaways, and more
Uniquely nestled along the tranquil shores of Lough Ree, our luxury hotel is only 10 minutes from Athlone Town Centre, while at the same time allowing for guests to enjoy the scenic Irish countryside.
The location provides easy access to a number of fantastic family days out in the area while the hotel facilities provide all the ingredience for a special family break.
Non-residents can also purchase membership to the gym or book adult and children's swimming lessons.
Percy's Kids Camp
Our award winning Percy's Kids Camp is jam-packed with energetic games and fun filled activities to ensure all our little VIPs are kept entertained. A fully supervised service with healthy lunch and dinner served during camp, this allows parents to sit back and relax while kids are thoroughly amused in a safe and secure environment.
Full camp is available during all school holidays and bank holiday weekends, and runs mornings and evenings.
We offer a mini camp on Saturdays throughout the rest of the year from 7pm-10pm.
Our "Tiny Tots" play room is available & stocked with games & toys - Parental/Guardian supervision required as it is un-supervised. However we offer supervision during kids camp times for kids aged 1yr - 4yrs, so our vip’s who are too young for kids camp don’t miss out! Please enquire at hotel reception for cost.
Teenagers 12+ years
For those a little too old for kids camp we have a teenagers area available which is stocked with games and activities. Parental/Guardian supervision required as it is un-supervised. Teenagers room is available whilst full kids camp is in operation.
Babysitting At the Hodson Bay
We know that parents often need a little time out. Allow us to arrange a babysitter so you can enjoy dinner or a few drinks in the knowledge that the kids are being cared for by one of our professional babysitters. It is advisable to book this service in advance and prices vary depending on the number of children.
Non-residents can purchase memberships to use the facilities or book Adult or Child swimming lessons. The lessons are reasonably prices at €60 for 6 weeks.
The gym run a number of fitness classes free for guests and members. (You are advised to book in advance).
Spa & Health Club
‘The Spa at Hodson Bay’ located on the shores of Lough Ree combines the beauty of the surrounding area with a peaceful haven in which to relax and unwind. From the moment you walk through the doors of the award-winning spa you will realise that you are in a cocoon, where the pace of life slows to its natural rhythm.
Escape to our thermal spa- an enchanted space of incredible serenity and calm which will leave you feeling rested and ready for your treatment. Our expertly trained therapists are committed to delivering exceptional service and will ensure you get the most from your spa experience. Click HERE for more details.
Family Breaks at the Hodson Bay Hotel
Bank Holiday Breaks 3rd - 6th June 2016
Take advantage of the upcoming long weekends with an action-packed family break! Percy’s Kids Camp will be operating throughout the weekend, both morning and evening with healthy meals provided. Our Total Family Packages also include a FREE local activity voucher, giving you the perfect opportunity to explore all that the Athlone Lakelands has to offer!
Summer Holidays 24th June – 4th September 2016
Schools out for summer! With fantastic family packages on offer, including Percy's Kids Camp which is ideal for 4-12 year olds and a FREE local activity voucher. There is an abundance of activities on our doorstep such as Ireland's largest inflatable waterpark, Viking boat trips, pet farms, cycle trails and much much more for the whole family to enjoy.
Book your summer break today…your little ones will thank you for it!
Halloween Breaks 28rd October – 6th November 2016
No tricks, just treats at the Hodson Bay Hotel this Halloween. Join us this October midterm for a Spooktastic break that all the family can enjoy! Percy's Kids Camp will be in full swing, with lots of goolish games and activities. There is fancy dress at Halloween night's spooky but not scary kids camp! Haunted viking cruises and bewitching pet farms, come to the magical midlands if you dare!
Baysports has Ireland’s Largest Inflatable Waterpark which is located on our doorstep. Adults and kids will love the challenge of the waterpark and the range of water based activities such as kayaking, sailing and pedal boating. Suitable for kids from the age of 6, Baysports offers the perfect addition to your family staycation. Click HERE for more details.
Glendeer Pet Farm
Glendeer is 12 acres of an open farm with over 50 species of domestic & exotic animals & birds incl. emus, pony, donkeys, llama, alpacas, goats, deer, pups, rabbits, raccoon, parrot, monkeys, meerkats, wallabies and many more. Click HERE for more details.
Indoor play centre perfect in any weather with bouncing castles, bungee trampolines, inflatable sumo suits, go-karts and loads more. Click HERE for more details.
Dún na Sí- Amenity & Heritage Park
For a real taste of bygone days with preserved farm machinery, a traditional fisherman's cottage, a bohain, a hedge school, replicas of megalithic monuments and traditional cottages. Click HERE for more details.